Back from Afghanistan, Army helicopters may help civilians

...will respond to civilian calls dispatched by the Air Force's Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The center dispatched 116 missions last year. It dispatched 134 in 2013.The military helicopters...
Air Force official touts Eielson assets at scoping meeting

...The Air Force considered eight other locations for the first Pacific squadron of high-tech F-35s, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. The Air Force in August announced Eielson as the preferred alternative for the 48 aircraft.Public...
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...because the fiscal gap is so large. "Everything is on the table," he told the crowd, according to the Anchorage Daily News.Last week in a press conference, Sen. Donny Olson, D-Golovin, compared the state's budget situation to a personal...
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Ketchikan responders say 1 person dead in house fire

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan authorities say one person has died in a residential fire.The Ketchikan Daily News newspaper said the fire was reported just after 7 a.m. Monday.Fire Chief Abner Hoage says responders arrived to find heavy...
Company plans new tech for mine near Ketchikan

...the technology, also known as SuperLig, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.The pilot plant will be built in Houston...significant," McKenzie said in an interview with the Daily News. "This can change the complexion of the company...
Kennicott repairs, upgrades put state ferry back on line

...Industrial, Tongass Trading, the Best Western Plus Landing Hotel and Alaska Marine Lines during the Kennicott project, according to Ward.___Information from: Ketchikan (Alaska) Daily News,
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:Sen. Lisa Murkowski has taken Alaska's economic situation to YouTube; it might be the perfect venue.With all of the young...
Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...This year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has wrapped up, with the final musher arriving in Nome.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported that rookie musher Cindy Abbott, from Irvine, California, arrived in Nome seconds before 9:20 p...
Hackers breach Fairbanks city website of Fairbanks was temporarily taken down Tuesday after it was targeted by hackers outside Alaska.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner newspaper reported the hacker group replaced the city website at with a message...
Alaska Robotics Gallery: Alaska political cartoonists: Peter Dunlap-Shohl and Jamie Smith

...Dunlap-Shohl, formerly of the Anchorage Daily News and Jamie Smith of the Ester Republic and Fairbanks Daily News Miner.Dunlap-Shohl recently left...longtime job as a cartoonist for the Daily News and started his own blog, "The...


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